Archive of: January, 2020

  • Cattle Grazing at Seaford Head

    23 January 2020

    Cattle Grazing at Seaford Head

    Ten cattle are now grazing Seaford Head nature reserve

     
  • New family beach cleans at Rye Harbour

    21 January 2020

    New family beach cleans at Rye Harbour

    It’s good to report some positive news about the environment. Barry Yates and team at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve report that they are finding less litter on the beach, because more visitors have been taking their rubbish home with them, and some are conducting their own ‘two minute beach cleans’.

     
  • Cormorant

    19 January 2020

    Cormorant

    Cormorants are supremely skilled at catching fish and will dive to depths of six metres or more in pursuit of their prey, staying submerged for a good 30 seconds before coming up for air.

     
  • Public land for public benefit

    15 January 2020

    Public land for public benefit

    The expiry of the lease for Waterhall and Hollingbury Golf Courses​ provides a golden opportunity to begin to restore our Brighton Downs - but we want Brighton & Hove City Council to slow down and talk to residents and stakeholders to create a long-term, sustainable plan that truly delivers on the City’s environmental responsibilities.

     
  • Nature 2020

    14 January 2020

    Nature 2020

    Nature2020 events connecting people and nature will be springing up throughout the year and across The Living Coast, Brighton & Lewes Downs UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.

     
  • Trees and the climate emergency

    13 January 2020

    Trees and the climate emergency

    Dr Tony Whitbread tackles the issue raised from his previous blog, as we are in a climate emergency, the priority must be to get the trees in the ground as an emergency action

     
  • Starlings

    12 January 2020

    Starlings

    Starlings spectacular star-studded winter plumage develops a glossy sheen of sumptuous purple and green iridescence for the breeding season, glistening with galactic colour.

     
  • Meet the Experts

    11 January 2020

    Meet the Experts

    On 23 January, Sussex Wildlife Trust and Sussex University will host our first Conference for Climate Action and Landscape Innovation where we come together to design future biodiversity and climate resilience for the County.

     
  • Turning over a new stone

    10 January 2020

    Turning over a new stone

    The Turnstone is an expert in its field, named after its most obvious behaviour of turning stones to look for hidden prey.

     
  • Behind the Lens with Emma Varley

    09 January 2020

    Behind the Lens with Emma Varley

    We speak to teacher and Sussex Wildlife Trust member Emma Varley about her wildlife photography

     
  • New Year Revolutions

    08 January 2020

    New Year Revolutions

    As we the start the New Year and a new decade, many of us have already set our intentions for the Year to come. Here at the Sussex Wildlife Trust, our intention is to continue to be one of the most effective advocates for wildlife in Sussex - and because it is the single greatest challenge of our time for people and wildlife, we intend to do our best to tackle climate change.

     
  • Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020 at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    07 January 2020

    Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2020 at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    Wetlands are enormously important. They help provide clean water, storm protection and biodiversity. So what exactly are wetlands?